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Il Punto Ristorante

507 9th Ave, Corner of 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018
+1 212-244-0088
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“biscotti” (34 reviews)
“pasta” (73 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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507 9th Ave, Corner of 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018
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Reviewed 27 December 2013

Our party of 8 including 2 kids had dinner in this quiet restaurant with friendly service. It was a challenge for the kids especially given no kids menu & no offer to simplify the menu (how hard are buttered noodles!). Furthermore, some of the adults...More

Thank Dustin B
mkt2010, Owner at Il Punto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2013

We pride ourselves on giving our guests of all ages a wonderful dining experience, Dustin, so it's disappointing to hear that you were underwhelmed with your meal. We are able to make adjustments to some of the dishes, so I'm surprised your server wasn't more...More

Reviewed 24 December 2013

We planned a quick meal on the way to see Prairie Home Companion at Town Hall. We plan to come back on a future trip when we can spend more time and have more than just a main course. The service was impeccable and friendly,...More

Thank GH23MT
mkt2010, Owner at Il Punto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2013

We're honored to be your newest great find in NYC! Thank you for this wonderful feedback. Happy to hear the food was delicious and the service "impeccable". We would love to have you dine with us again. Next time you're back in New York, our...More

Reviewed 21 December 2013

My mom and I were staying in midtown. It was difficult to get a cab because it was rush hour on a weekday. So, we walked to Hell's Kitchen in a light snow. We were cold and wet when we arrived. Once we entered the...More

1  Thank NiceFLTraveler
mkt2010, Owner at Il Punto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2013

"Amazing" is always our aim! Thank you for your kind words. We love when families dine with us, so it's wonderful to hear that you and your mom had an enjoyable evening. We'll be sure to let Rafael know about your review — this will...More

Reviewed 21 December 2013

We read about II Punto in the Welcome magazine but did more in depth research before eating there. We booked a reservation on Open Table. Our table and staff were ready when we arrived and took excellent care of us throughout our visit. We received...More

Thank DoulaE
mkt2010, Owner at Il Punto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2013

Thank you so much for this fantastic feedback. We always want our guests to feel taken care of throughout their entire meal, we're glad you found our service to be excellent and our food outstanding. Reviews like this really make our day! We are happy...More

Reviewed 20 December 2013

This has to be one of my favourite dinners in 2013! What a delightful experience. From the starter to entree to the desert, everything was perfect. Even the wine, which is usually served to cold in the US, had the perfect temperature. Portions were at...More

Thank thenitai
mkt2010, Owner at Il Punto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2013

Thank you for this wonderful feedback! We're honored to impress such an international traveler. To hear that "everything was perfect" including the wine temperature is such a compliment. We also appreciate your compliments to our staff. So glad to hear you had a great experience...More

Reviewed 16 December 2013 via mobile

Food was delicious but the portions were tiny and also over priced. My salmón was about half the size of a normal filet. Nice staff and great experience until the check came.More

Thank 1Traveler5000
mkt2010, Owner at Il Punto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2013

While it's wonderful you enjoyed our food and service, I'm sorry you thought our prices were too high for the portion size. We pride ourselves on using only fresh ingredients — in fact, our pastas, breads, sauces and desserts are all made in-house. We believe...More

Reviewed 15 December 2013

Trust the chef's recommendations. You will not be disappointed. The wait staff is engaging and attentive. Quieter than most Manhattan restaurants. Do need a reservation.More

1  Thank BethG383
mkt2010, Owner at Il Punto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2013

Thank you for your kind words! We're so glad you enjoyed the chef's recommendations and that our service was "engaging and attentive". We do recommend guests make a reservation, however they are not required. Walk-ins are always welcome, we do our best to accommodate all...More

Reviewed 12 December 2013

Recommended by Tripadvisor and recommended by our hotel concierge ...we went with it. Great ambiance - good location, but the food was just not good. Overcooked pasta, pasty sauce, the seafood risotto tasted fishy and old. The fresh pasta at Whole Foods or even Costco...More

2  Thank bezigrad
mkt2010, Owner at Il Punto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2013

From the moment our guests walk through the door to the moment they leave, we always want them to have an enjoyable experience, so I want to apologize for your disappointing meal. I can promise you this isn't an accurate reflection of our Italian dishes....More

Reviewed 10 December 2013

We went there "by mistake." It was teriffic. Great selection offered and everyone was very nice. Loved the food.

1  Thank OKLonghorn_Guy
mkt2010, Owner at Il Punto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2013

What a wonderful mistake! Glad you decided to give us a try. Thanks for spreading the word about us, we hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Letizia B., Marketing Director

Reviewed 9 December 2013

5 minutes from the hustle and bustle of Times Square is the neighbourhood oasis that is Il Punto Ristorante. Authentic, attentive but not pushy service, friendly and knowledgable staff and some of the most amazing Italian cuisine I've ever had. A real New York find....More

1  Thank GillianLennox
mkt2010, Owner at Il Punto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2013

Thank you for the glowing endorsement! We're honored to be your "oasis" minutes away from the hustle and bustle. I hope you'll be back in NYC over the holidays. We'd love to have you join us again for some more "amazing Italian cuisine"! Warm regards,...More

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Steve C
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Response from 85buongustaio85 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hello ! Thank you for this question. Please email us and we'll send you the wine list. Grazie
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Response from Ricksta59 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is a small restaurant, but we found they were so friendly I am sure they would put some tables together for you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 28 - US$ 50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 507 9th Ave, Corner of 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018
    (38th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop on the block of the restaurant on 9th Avenue and corner of 38th Street. On 42nd Street - A,B,C,D, E and F trains nearby.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-244-0088
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Description
Your escape to Italy is here, in Midtown Manhattan, at Il Punto Ristorante. Our lunch and dinner menus feature fresh, homemade pastas, seafood, poultry, and veal. Accompany your meal with a selection from our wine list, and a delicious dessert! Il Punto features a main dining room, a full Bar, and two small dining rooms perfect for private events, meetings or celebrations. Buon Appetito!
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